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Directly broadcast seed and lightly rake and tamp or, for more traditional garden harvests or perennial sowing, plant 2-3 organic buckwheat cover crop seeds ½” deep and 10-12” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained garden soil in full sun. Buckwheat is a full sun variety, but benefits from shade in long summer months. Open-pollinated buckwheat is a traditional cover crop thriving in deficient, compacted, and uncultivated soils. Organic annual buckwheat seeds germinate in 3-7 days with no thinning necessary. Non-GMO \u003cem\u003eFagopyrum esculentum\u003c\/em\u003e is an organic warm-season cover crop with no serious pests and, in fact, is known to deter insects such as thrips. When seeded as a cover crop, mow non-GMO buckwheat before it goes to seed (about when 50% of crop has bloomed), mulching annual buckwheat back into garden soil as \"green manure\". Springtime seeding of organic buckwheat will help minimize weeds in the garden and grow space.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAlthough not a grain, organic \u003cem\u003eFagopyrum esculentum\u003c\/em\u003e is often substituted and treated as a grain crop grown as a quickly maturing protein source, which can be harvested in the warmer months for offset harvesting. The oldest domesticated crop of buckwheat is believed to have been cultivated nearly 6,000 years ago in China as both a crop for human and animal consumption. Despite its rising popularity in the last couple decades, open-pollinated buckwheat is still popularly seeded as a forage crop for livestock. Buckwheat is sometimes called \"beech wheat\" for its unique, triangle-shaped seeds resembling the same unique shape of that of a beech tree seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eOrganic Buckwheat Benefits\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO heirloom buckwheat blossoms attract essential pollinators while converting vital nitrogen and phopsphorus back into depleted garden soil, feeding your soil for future harvests. Annual buckwheat is primarily grown for its rich nitrogen-fixing bacteria, but also seeded for its ability to minimize erosion, unwanted weeds, and dense clay-heavy soils. When tilling crop in the summer, do not over-till the soil so the buckwheat has a chance to overpower and take root against the weeds. Organic open-pollinated buckwheat seeds are known to mature into an insect-repelling favorite against thrips, mealybugs, and other leafhoppers. Annual non-GMO buckwheat is not winter hardy, which makes it easier to terminate and mulch into \"green compost\". Buckwheat is often referred to as a pseudocereal, because its kernels are harvested and treeated just like a cereal grain, despite annual buckwheat being more closely related to sorrel and rhubarb.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWholesale Organic Buckwheat Cover Crop Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 12,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 60,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 300,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Organic Buckwheat cover crop seeds are available for \u003cstrong\u003eFast Free Shipping\u003c\/strong\u003e on orders over $45.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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70-90 Days. Fagopyrum esculentum. Organic. Cover Crop. Heirloom. Non-GMO organic buckwheat seeds grow an ancient foraging crop that, until recently, wasn't grown for much more than livestock fodder. Open-pollinated organic buckwheat is traditionally seeded, grown, and harvested very similarly to wheat, despite being a broadleaf cultivar entirely unrealted to wheat and grass. Organic heirloom buckwheat seeds mature at 24-36" tall for summer tilling, being popularly mulched back into the garden at the end of the season, or left to bloom delicate white blossoms. Wholesale seed packets and bulk sizes available. ~750 seeds/ounce.

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  • Latin Name: Fagopyrum esculentum
  • Common Names: Common Buckwheat, Beech Wheat
  • Buckwheat Hardiness Zones: Perennial to zones 3-10, Annual cover crop
  • Days to Maturity: 70-90 days
  • Buckwheat Seeding Rate: 2-3 lb per 1000 sq. ft
  • Seed Planting Depth: Broadcasting directly and lightly tamp into soil
  • Growth Habit: Organic buckwheat seeds mature into a 24-36" tall broadleaf grain-like crop with multiple shallow blooms
  • Buckwheat Soil Benefits: Converts nitrogen back into the soil, while minimizing erosion, drainage, and weeds
  • Grow Temp Preference: 70-80° F
  • Garden Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/Diseases/Troubleshooting: Non-GMO Fagopyrum esculentum is an organic warm-season cover crop with no serious pests and, in fact, is known to deter pests
  • Color: Seasonally light field greens with soft white blooms
  • Buckwheat Cover Crop Mow: Annual organic buckwheat cover crop is best mowed down once crop reaches 50% bloom, before goes to seeding

About Organic Buckwheat Cover Crop Garden Seeds

Organic non-GMO buckwheat seeds are a warm-season cover crop intended to be broadcasted directly in early spring as a summer companion plant for fall tilling. Directly broadcast seed and lightly rake and tamp or, for more traditional garden harvests or perennial sowing, plant 2-3 organic buckwheat cover crop seeds ½” deep and 10-12” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained garden soil in full sun. Buckwheat is a full sun variety, but benefits from shade in long summer months. Open-pollinated buckwheat is a traditional cover crop thriving in deficient, compacted, and uncultivated soils. Organic annual buckwheat seeds germinate in 3-7 days with no thinning necessary. Non-GMO Fagopyrum esculentum is an organic warm-season cover crop with no serious pests and, in fact, is known to deter insects such as thrips. When seeded as a cover crop, mow non-GMO buckwheat before it goes to seed (about when 50% of crop has bloomed), mulching annual buckwheat back into garden soil as "green manure". Springtime seeding of organic buckwheat will help minimize weeds in the garden and grow space.

Although not a grain, organic Fagopyrum esculentum is often substituted and treated as a grain crop grown as a quickly maturing protein source, which can be harvested in the warmer months for offset harvesting. The oldest domesticated crop of buckwheat is believed to have been cultivated nearly 6,000 years ago in China as both a crop for human and animal consumption. Despite its rising popularity in the last couple decades, open-pollinated buckwheat is still popularly seeded as a forage crop for livestock. Buckwheat is sometimes called "beech wheat" for its unique, triangle-shaped seeds resembling the same unique shape of that of a beech tree seed.

Organic Buckwheat Benefits

Non-GMO heirloom buckwheat blossoms attract essential pollinators while converting vital nitrogen and phopsphorus back into depleted garden soil, feeding your soil for future harvests. Annual buckwheat is primarily grown for its rich nitrogen-fixing bacteria, but also seeded for its ability to minimize erosion, unwanted weeds, and dense clay-heavy soils. When tilling crop in the summer, do not over-till the soil so the buckwheat has a chance to overpower and take root against the weeds. Organic open-pollinated buckwheat seeds are known to mature into an insect-repelling favorite against thrips, mealybugs, and other leafhoppers. Annual non-GMO buckwheat is not winter hardy, which makes it easier to terminate and mulch into "green compost". Buckwheat is often referred to as a pseudocereal, because its kernels are harvested and treeated just like a cereal grain, despite annual buckwheat being more closely related to sorrel and rhubarb.

Wholesale Organic Buckwheat Cover Crop Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 lb - Wholesale Seeds - Approximately 12,000 Seeds
  • 5 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 60,000 Seeds
  • 25 lb - Bulk Seeds - Approximately 300,000 Seeds

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